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Sweet Galenas

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'''Sweet Galenas''' was one of many names for the plant known to the [[Hobbits]] as [[Pipe-weed]], the source of the Leaf they smoked in their pipes. Though the art of pipe-smoking belonged to the Hobbits and the [[Bree-landers|Bree-folk]], the plant itself came originally from [[Gondor]] in the warmer South. It was brought there from [[Númenor]] and from them acquired its common Gondorian name, [[Westmansweed]]. The more noble ([[Sindarin]]) name was '''galenas'''. The word ''galenas'' comes from an earlier form ''galanes'', meaning "sweet smelling growth".  
 
'''Sweet Galenas''' was one of many names for the plant known to the [[Hobbits]] as [[Pipe-weed]], the source of the Leaf they smoked in their pipes. Though the art of pipe-smoking belonged to the Hobbits and the [[Bree-landers|Bree-folk]], the plant itself came originally from [[Gondor]] in the warmer South. It was brought there from [[Númenor]] and from them acquired its common Gondorian name, [[Westmansweed]]. The more noble ([[Sindarin]]) name was '''galenas'''. The word ''galenas'' comes from an earlier form ''galanes'', meaning "sweet smelling growth".  
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== Portrayal in Adaptations ==
 
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In [[The Lord of the Rings Online]], the smoke from Sweet Galenas takes the form of a sailing ship that floats out from the pipe.
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:In ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online]]'', the smoke from Sweet Galenas takes the form of a sailing ship that floats out from the pipe.
 
   
 
   
 
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Revision as of 21:46, 7 June 2010

"The Men of Gondor call it sweet galenas, and esteem it only for the fragrance of its flowers."
― Concerning Pipe-weed, The Lord of the Rings

Sweet Galenas was one of many names for the plant known to the Hobbits as Pipe-weed, the source of the Leaf they smoked in their pipes. Though the art of pipe-smoking belonged to the Hobbits and the Bree-folk, the plant itself came originally from Gondor in the warmer South. It was brought there from Númenor and from them acquired its common Gondorian name, Westmansweed. The more noble (Sindarin) name was galenas. The word galenas comes from an earlier form galanes, meaning "sweet smelling growth".

Portrayal in Adaptations

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2007: The Lord of the Rings Online:

In The Lord of the Rings Online, the smoke from Sweet Galenas takes the form of a sailing ship that floats out from the pipe.